News | November 16, 2017

Rankin Inlet Seeks Proposals to Replace Failing Water Infrastructure

The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to produce a feasibility study to determine solutions for the replacement of aged and failing water infrastructure in Rankin Inlet.…

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News, Western CanadaNov. 17, 2017
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Engaging Lake Winnipeg: Next Steps for Federal Action in the Basin

Earlier this week, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced that Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, will lead basin-wide stakeholder engagement sessions on water quality issues in…
Western CanadaNov. 17, 2017
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Northern Alberta Gets a New Water Treatment Plant

The governments of Canada and Alberta have announced just over $7.5 million in joint federal-provincial-municipal funding for the construction of a new water treatment plant for the Hamlet of Sandy Lake in the Municipal District…
News, OntarioNov. 16, 2017
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Ontario Low Carbon Innovation Fund Opens Technology Validation Stream

As a part of Ontario’s action on Climate Change, the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science has announced the opening of the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) Technology Validation Stream.…
International, NewsNov. 16, 2017
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Lystek Awarded $1.5M Grant Through California Energy Commission

Canadian biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International Ltd., has announced that it has been awarded a US $1.5 million grant through the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program.…
News, Northern CanadaNov. 16, 2017
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Rankin Inlet Seeks Proposals to Replace Failing Water Infrastructure

The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to produce a feasibility study to determine solutions for the replacement of aged and failing water infrastructure in Rankin Inlet.…
News, QuebecNov. 16, 2017
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Shorline Assets Improve Community River Access in Saint-Pascal, Que.

Saint-Pascal, Quebec has invested in safer shoreline assets at Camp Richelieu with $8,750 in funding from the Government of Canada. The investment was announced today by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic…
News, Western CanadaNov. 16, 2017
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Global Institute for Water Security Receives $1.3m to Develop Sensors

Yesterday, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will receive an investment of over $2.7 million to bolster their expertise in water…
News, OntarioNov. 16, 2017
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Ontario Low Carbon Innovation Fund Opens Technology Validation Stream

As a part of Ontario’s action on Climate Change, the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science has announced the opening of the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) Technology Validation Stream.…
International, NewsNov. 16, 2017
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Lystek Awarded $1.5M Grant Through California Energy Commission

Canadian biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International Ltd., has announced that it has been awarded a US $1.5 million grant through the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program.…
News, Northern CanadaNov. 16, 2017
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Rankin Inlet Seeks Proposals to Replace Failing Water Infrastructure

The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to produce a feasibility study to determine solutions for the replacement of aged and failing water infrastructure in Rankin Inlet.…
News, QuebecNov. 16, 2017
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Shorline Assets Improve Community River Access in Saint-Pascal, Que.

Saint-Pascal, Quebec has invested in safer shoreline assets at Camp Richelieu with $8,750 in funding from the Government of Canada. The investment was announced today by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic…
News, Western CanadaNov. 16, 2017
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Global Institute for Water Security Receives $1.3m to Develop Sensors

Yesterday, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will receive an investment of over $2.7 million to bolster their expertise in water…

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Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement on Que. Floods

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a statement on flooding and insurance coverage in the province of Quebec. The statement is in response to the flooding that has occurred in several Quebec regions in the past weeks. The Insurance Bureau's aim is to provide understanding for residents of flooded regions regarding what is, potentially, covered under their insurance policies and how new flood coverage functions. Topics covered by the Insurance Bureau…
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Ontario Environmental Commissioner Reports on Nutrient Pollution

Algal blooms are a frequent and wide-spread problem that is hurting the Ontario economy, threatening human and ecological health, and Ontario's Environmental Commissioner is demanding that provincial ministries do more to protect our waters from the nutrient pollution that drives the blooms. In her latest report,  Good Choices, Bad Choices: Environmental Rights and Environmental Protection in Ontario, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe provides comprehensive analysis on the state of the nutrient problem in Ontario, efforts…
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Nestlé and Alliance for Water Stewardship Partner to Certify Canadian Operations

Nestlé Waters announced this week that it will extend its partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 global factories by 2020, including bottling plants in Canada. The announcement builds upon the company's success certifying four water bottling facilities in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and in California. Nestlé has committed to certify additional sites in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and Canada. The Hope, B.C. plant has gone through the audit process…
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